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Famine Folios Book Launch

Cork University Press together with Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University is launching the complete Famine Folios series at ACIS, Cork in the Staff Common Room at 6 pm on Wednesday 20 June.

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century Europe. The essays are interdisciplinary in nature, and make available new research in Famine studies by internationally established scholars in history, art history, cultural theory, philosophy, media history, political economy, literature and music. Folios in the series Voices Underfoot by Angela Bourke Death by Discourse? by Tadhg Foley Grim Bastilles of Despair by Paschal Mahoney Across the Western Ocean by Mick Moloney Leaves of Hungry Grass by Vincent Woods Black Roads by Robert Smart Death in Every Paragraph by Michael Foley ‘I mBéal an Bháis’ by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh Notice to Quit by L Perry Curtis Jr Apparitions of Death and Disease by Christine Kinealy Limits of the Visible by Luke Gibbons Monuments and Memorials of the Great Famine by Catherine Marshall The Tombs of a Departed Race by by Niamh O’Sullivan Subjects Lacking Words? Breandán Mac Suibhne Twinsome Minds by Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher Ultimate Witnesses by Niamh Ann Kelly

Category: Arts and Cultural Events:
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Time: 6 pm
Location: Staff Common Room UCC
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Mike Collins
021 490 2980
http://corkuniversitypress.com

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